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Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 537910
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Academic

Classification: Level A

Classification: ANU Academic Level A
Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed Term (3 years), commencing January 2021

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region.

The Crawford School of Public Policy is Australia’s premier public policy school, with recognised world-class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries.

More about Crawford:

Crawford School is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to support a research project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research on ‘Understanding the drivers of successful and inclusive rural regional transformation: Sharing experiences and policy advice in Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Pakistan’.

At ANU, the project is led and implemented by the Crawford School of Public Policy. The project is implemented in collaboration with several partners in Australian, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Pakistan, including University of Western Australia, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development, China Centre for Agricultural Policy (CCAP) of Beijing University, Indonesia Centre for Agriculture, Socio, Economic and Policy Studies (ICASEPS), Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia, Bogor Agricultural University of Indonesia, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council.

The project aims to understand the nature, drivers and consequences of rural transformation in order to design changes in the institutions, policies and investments (IPIs) which support success. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with the research teams to establish the analytical framework for the project, manage relevant data, and undertake the regional and the inter-country comparison study, and possibility of travel.

This is a fixed term contract commencing in January 2021 for a period of up to three years.

Enquiries contact:  Professor Chunlai Chen - 

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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